Posts Tagged ‘Astor-House-Hotel’

China Day 7 – Shanghai

China Day 7 – Shanghai

A day in Shanghai. Breakfast was an elegant affair, and we made a new friend, a talkative waitress who gave us advice on where to go. The weather report on the iphone didn’t look promising for Shanghai. “Maybe it’s wrong though!” chirped the ever-positive Vero. She was right – it turned out nice. The sun […]

China Day 6 Shanghai and Suzhou

China Day 6 Shanghai and Suzhou

Big and weird breakfast ( pizza, stir-fried vegetables, even curry!). Decided to leave miserable, wet, cold Shanghai and go to miserable, wet, cold Suzhou instead. Got to South Shanghai station ticket counter 10 (the one where they can speak a little English), and found out we needed passports to board the high speed trains. We […]

China Day 5 – Beijing to Shanghai

China Day 5 – Beijing to Shanghai

Woke early and had a hearty breakfast, though was forced to listen to an old American (it’s always the Yanks) talking to the 2 girls at his table like they were on the other side of the room. Another English guy was sat alone a few tables in front, with a look of not wanting […]

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